Zainab Salbi, writer, activist Zainab Salbi was 11 when her father was chosen to serve as Saddam Hussein's personal pilot. Her mother eventually sent Zainab to America for an arranged marriage, to spare her from Saddam's growing affection, but the marriage turned out to be another world of tyranny and abuse. Zainab started over. She forged a new identity as a champion of female victims of war, dedicating her life to speaking out on behalf of oppressed women around the world. In this intimate... Topic: society & culture
Sunita Williams, astronaut, NASA Sunita Williams shares her experience being a crew member of the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle. While on the International Space Station, Williams set a world record for women with four spacewalks totaling 29 hours and 17 minutes. Williams has logged a total of 195 days in space. Wililams, a NASA Astronaut and Needham, Massachusetts native, gives this lecture on the 45th anniversary of President Kennedy's Rice University speech about going to... Topic: society & culture
Alan Alda, actor, writer; Tom Oliphant, host, Week In Review, PBS Six-time Emmy Award-winning actor of M*A*S*H, West Wing, ER and best-selling author Alan Alda, discusses his new memoir Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself. Alda's latest work chronicles his experiences from the turbulent 1960s to the aftermath of 9/11. Former Boston Globe columnist Tom Oliphant moderates. PBS | NPR Forum Network program with John F. Kennedy Library Foundation JFK Library and Museum 2007 Sep 10 Topic: society & culture
Where to find previous podcasts: http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/talkCast.jsp?masterId=90337&cmd=tc OR Google: Hoax Busters 90337 Topic: philosophy,conspiracy, society, culture, Anarcho-primitivism, 9/11 truth, media fakery,podcast
L'organizzazione socio-politica e la cultura del potere di un'importate città -stato medievale costituiscono il collante dei saggi qui raccolti. L'approccio alla storia di Genova tocca diversi ambiti che esulano dalla mera realtà cittadina, con puntate sul territorio, soprattutto della Riviera di Levante. E' la storia di una comunità di uomini intraprendenti che proiettano in varie direzioni le loro ambizioni e il desiderio di affermazione. Le strategie politiche, le dinamiche sociali,... Topic: Italy* Genoa* Liguria* 11th-15th century* politics* society* culture
byShaun J. Apple / Love Across Borders Community Publishing
The 1st edition of Smithereens In A Moment, which is the sequel to the highly creative poetry work, Eons In A Moment (2007). The poems in this book cover various elements / feelings of life, romance, death, war, society, culture, travel, and love, plus the personal reflections of the author. Experimental / Avant-garde poetry and photography that seeks to share insight from interesting lines of emotion wrapped up with chunks of sentiments and sociological points. The main theme of this book is... Topic: Smithereens, Moment, Sequel, Creative, Work, Poetry, Photography, Poems, Poem, Book, Feelings,...